Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Manual Testing
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 38 36
Contract jobs citing Manual Testing 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton - 0.99% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.07% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Luton median daily rate - £313 £239
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.89% -
Bedfordshire median daily rate - £313 £239
% change year-on-year - +30.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

Manual Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 260 281 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 91.55% 93.05% 88.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 210 188
Luton median daily rate £450 £470 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +7.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £293 £281 £275
90th Percentile £588 £600 £600
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Luton median hourly rate £20.00 £31.83 £48.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.16% -34.28% +303.54%
10th Percentile £16.50 £17.48 £22.75
90th Percentile £94.00 £46.83 £50.78
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £46.07
% change year-on-year +9.68% -66.36% +152.44%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Luton.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Luton

Manual Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Manual Testing in Luton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Manual Testing in Luton